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"peanut" in British English

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peanutnoun

uk   us   /ˈpiː.nʌt/

peanut noun (NUT)

B1 [C] (UK also groundnut) an oval-shaped ​nut that ​growsunderground in ​pairs inside a ​thinbrownshell: peanut/groundnut ​oil salted/dry-roast(ed) peanuts
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peanut noun (LITTLE MONEY)

peanuts [plural] informal something so ​small it is not ​worthconsidering, ​especially an ​amount of ​money: They paypeople peanuts in that ​organization.
(Definition of peanut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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peanutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpi·nət, -ˌnʌt/
a ​smallnut that ​grows in a ​shell under the ​ground
(Definition of peanut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peanut”
in Korean 땅콩…
in Arabic فول سوداني…
in Malaysian kacang tanah…
in French cacahuète…
in Russian арахис…
in Chinese (Traditional) 果仁, 花生,花生米…
in Italian arachide, nocciolina americana…
in Turkish yer fıstığı…
in Polish orzeszek ziemny…
in Spanish cacahuete…
in Vietnamese hạt lạc…
in Portuguese amendoim…
in Thai ถั่ว…
in German die Erdnuß…
in Catalan cacauet…
in Japanese ピーナッツ, 落花生…
in Chinese (Simplified) 果仁, 花生,花生米…
in Indonesian kacang tanah…
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